Cobra Kai set to premiere season three one week earlier than scheduled at its new home on Netflix
The trailer for season three of Cobra Kaia arrived two weeks ago.
And it has been revealed the upcoming season will premiere one week earlier than originally scheduled.
The third season of series, which is a continuation of The Karate Kid film from the 80s, will debut on January 1, 2021, according to Variety.
Must watch: The trailer for season three of Cobra Kaia arrived two weeks ago. And it has been revealed the upcoming season will premiere one week earlier than originally scheduled
The streaming service did not reveal why it was launching the third season one week earlier; the original premier date was January 8.
William Zabka, who plays Johnny Lawrence was seen sitting at his computer looking at the Netflix page for the show with the January 8 date; he says: ‘Nah, too long,’ as he switches it to January 1, according to Deadline.
Netflix dropped season one and two for fans to stream; both of the seasons originated from YouTube Premium.
Season three of the show is a Netflix original; the network has also renewed the show for a fourth season.
The hit series stars The Karate Kid originals Ralph Macchio and William as they reprise their roles as Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence.
Season three will show the aftermath of the violent brawl between dojos, which left Miguel, played by Xolo Mariduena, in a coma.
Johnny and Daniel also team up, despite being former rivals, to save the dojo from John Kreese, played by Martin Krove.
Cobra Kai also stars Peyton List, Gianni Decenzo, Jacob Bertrand, Mary Mouser, Tanner Buchanan and Courtney Henggeler.
The show is executively produced Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg through their production company called Counterbalance Entertainment.
In addition, Will Smith, Caleeb Pinkett and James Lassiter are also executively producing it for Overbrook Entertainment with Susan Ekins in association with Sony Pictures Television, per Variety.
Ralph and William also serve as co-executive producers.
Season three debuts on January 1, 2021 on Netflix. The day after the season three stream, cast members are set to appear on The Netflix Afterparty, hosted by David Spade, London Hughes and Fortune Feimster.
Coming soon: Season three debuts on January 1, 2021 on Netflix